Anilao is a coastal barangay in Mabini, a town that separates the Balayan Bay from Batangas Bay. Yes, it’s just a barangay. Over the years, however, the name Anilao has evolved to include nearby villages for tourism purposes. Resorts market themselves as Anilao properties even when they are, technically and
Anilao is an accessible destination, whether you go by public or private transport. It is what makes it an appealing destination for those coming from Manila or nearby cities. You have plenty of options on what to do and where to go to after. You can go snorkeling, diving, hiking
We have a sample weekend itinerary for those planning a non-diving trip to Anilao. Make changes according to your interests and schedule as you see fit. Day 1: GULUGOD BABOY 07:00 am – JAM Bus Station ETD 10:00 am – Arrival Grand Terminal in Batangas 10:30 am – Depart from
Considered as the Eden or birthplace of diving in the Philippines, Anilao has been a favorite destination for both beginner and expert-level type of divers wanting their dose of underwater challenge and adventures. Much has been said about the wonders and beauty of the marine life and habitat it holds.
As a popular destination for tourists, Anilao has accommodations across the budget spectrum. You’ll find budget guesthouses as well as high end, luxury resorts. The latter is perfect for weekend getaways, where you want to be pampered, get comfortable and enjoy the views of the bay or the beach. For
Facing the West Philippine Sea, Matabungkay is a coastal village located in the town of Lian in Batangas. It was once a simple fishing village with nice light gray sand until it sometime in the 1950’s, some Germans “rediscovered” this as an easy beach getaway due to its proximity to
Masasa Beach is located at the hidden part of Tingloy in Batangas, a municipality that is separated from the mainland Luzon. You can find it in Maricaban, Tingloy’s main island, on the southern side that is facing Mindoro.
Malabrigo Beach is the southernmost point of Batangas, located in the quiet coastal municipality of Lobo. It may not be as popular like the other usual beach destinations in the province due it its farther accessibility, but this “unpopularity” makes this a perfect spot for those looking for a much
Despite the seemingly isolated location of Masasa Beach, it has become a favorite getaway for those adventurers who are willing to take the extra travel time and wanting to camp out on the beach shore. It is relatively farther than the other popular beaches in Batangas, but is still accessible
It is very common for tourists that visit Taal Volcano to merely visit it from afar, oftentimes from Tagaytay viewpoints. But for those who want to take the adventure closer to the crater, getting there would take an extra boat ride and some hiking around the site.